The Thankful Tree at Autumn’s House

The Thankful Tree at Autumn’s House

This is a guest post by First Look writer, Autumn Ward who inspired the entire Thankful Tree experience in the November curriculum. We love Autumn’s heart for her family and preschoolers and know you do too.   “Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good.” 1 Chronicles 16:34 Have you ever planted a fruit tree? I’ve always wanted to but never have gotten around to it. I have done a little research though. Do you know if you plant a two-year-old apple tree, it could take another 5 years to... Read More
Social Media Plan for Reaching Parents Starting Monday, October 20, 2014

Social Media Plan for Reaching Parents Starting Monday, October 20, 2014

Here is the First Look Social Media Plan for influencing parents to interact with their preschoolers. If you missed the first post explaining our plan, please click here.  The following information will be 6 tweets, 5 Facebook posts, 2 pictures or ideas for Instagram, and 2 articles to pin on Pinterest.  Feel free to use any and all of this information but don’t feel tied to these updates word for word.  These are simply examples that you could copy and paste if you wanted or you can add your... Read More
Towel Slingshot

Towel Slingshot

In the curriculum for David and Goliath, the kids can make a towel slingshot. Now, the curriculum tells you to have each kid hold one end of the towel and a third pull back the socks and let go. This is one way to do it. And, it works. However, we were playing with it the other day and discovered another way to sling the socks. And, the leader can do it by himself and have the kids chase the socks. Wouldn’t that be fun!... Read More
Setting the Stage: I Am Thankful (November 2014)

Setting the Stage: I Am Thankful (November 2014)

October is off to a BIG start (pun intended), so now it’s time to start thinking about November. When I think of November, I think of Thanksgiving. I think of pumpkins and changing leaves and pie. I always think of pie. And I am THANKFUL for all of those things—very, very thankful (especially for the pie). This month is about being THANKFUL for all that God has made, and we’re making “Thankful Trees” throughout our curriculum. So, it seems to me that your stage should be full of trees and... Read More
Social Media Plan for Reaching Parents Starting October 13, 2014

Social Media Plan for Reaching Parents Starting October 13, 2014

Here is the First Look Social Media Plan for influencing parents to interact with their preschoolers. If you missed the first post explaining our plan, please click here.  The following information will be 6 tweets, 5 Facebook posts, 2 pictures or ideas for Instagram, and 2 articles to pin on Pinterest.  Feel free to use any and all of this information but don’t feel tied to these updates word for word.  These are simply examples that you could copy and paste if you wanted or you can add your... Read More
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